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HeART of Henna Workshop with MehndiSol Alicia Lyter
March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm$20 – $25
An Introduction to the ART of Henna
In this interactive workshop, mehndi artist Alicia Lyter will teach the fundamentals you need to begin your journey into practicing the beautiful art of henna!
Mehndi is an ancient and sacred, mostly feminine, form of body adornment that can bring ritual, creativity, self-expression, and FUN into your life. Many ceremonies have developed around the painting of henna on the skin.
In this workshop we will cover:
- A History of Henna
- How to mix the perfect paste
- Basic design tutorial
- Preparation/aftercare lesson
- Playing with henna!
Each participant will take home a ready-to-use henna cone, and a beginner’s packet with all of the information needed to begin practicing!
This class will be held at Radiance, 9 W Grant St in downtown Lancaster, across the cobblestones from Central Market. Call 717-290-1517 to register. Cost is $20 in advance, $25 on the day of class if there is space available.
Alicia Lyter is a trained tattoo artist and yoga teacher. Mehndi is a perfect meld of the two sensibilities. Alicia says, “I have always been intrigued by the intricate art of Mehndi. I love the aspect of women adorning each other, and all the healing aspects associated with the craft. Mehndi is an ancient art that has been practiced for over 5000 years, used to revere and honor women in many different ways. I have studied the history and varied techniques used, which are quite vast! I love to share this art with others and bring the magic of adornment into the celebration of each moment!”